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Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science

The Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science is bestowed annually to a leading researcher in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of materials science and engineering. Previous Winners include many important researchers in the materials engineering field. The Braskem Award for Excellence in Materials Engineering and Science is sponsored by Braskem. Prior to 2015, the award was know as the Charles M.A. Stine Award, sponsored by E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co. It recognizes an individual's outstanding contribution to the scientific, technological, educational or service areas of materials engineering and science. 

Award details
Award

The award given is a plaque and $2,500.00.

DeadlineFebruary 15, 2020
AdministratorsMaterials Engineering & Sciences Division (MESD)
PresentationThe winner is invited each year as the featured speaker for the Materials Engineering and Sciences Division Plenary session at the National AIChE meeting in the Fall.
Nomination Instructions

Nominations for the Braskem Award must be submitted by members of AIChE, by using the general nomination form.

Selection criteria include:

  1. Nominees must be members of AIChE.
  2. The award can be given to an individual or a team.
  3. Significant discoveries, important research, the development of new processes and products, the initiation of new materials and management, education concepts, or outstanding service to the materials community.

The award consists of a plaque and a $2500 cash award. The winner is invited each year as the featured speaker for the Materials Engineering and Sciences Division Plenary session at the National AIChE meeting in the Fall.

Email the nomination form (accessible below) to the Braskem Award Committee Chair, Professor John G. Ekerdt, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin ekerdt@utexas.edu

Nomination Form

SponsorsBraskem